The 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special out tomorrow, is focusing on the 20 year anniversary since games developer Rebellion acquired 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine. This 100-page special features brand new work from the likes of Jock, Al Ewing, Dan Abnett and more, with a combination of new work and old, exploring Rebellion's tenure as the publisher of 2000 AD.
Originally launched by publishing giant IPC in 1977, 2000 AD moved to IPC's Fleetway comics subsidiary, then sold to Robert Maxwell in 1987 and then to Danish publisher Egmont in 1991. In the year 2000, the same year that named thc comic, it was bought lock stock by Jason Kingsley and Chris Kingsley, the owners of games developer Rebellion. Editor Matt Smith, since 2002, is now the longest-serving editor in 2000 AD's history. The 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special is available from Wednesday 24th June from open newsagents and comic book stores, as well as in print and digital from 2000 AD's webshop and apps.
The 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special full line-up:
- Judge Dredd: The Immigrant by Al Ewing (w) Jake Lynch (a) Jim Boswell (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
- Terror Tales: Scene of the Crime by Al Ewing (w) Dom Reardon (a) Tom Frame (l)
- Kingdom: Shako's Kingdom by Dan Abnett (w) Richard Elson (a) Simon Bowland (l)
- Sinister Dexter: Bullet Time by Dan Abnett (w) Andy Clarke (a) Chris Blythe (c) Ellie De Ville (l)
- Storm Warning: Black Storm by John Reppion (w) Clint Langley (a) Jim Campbell (l)
- Nikolai Dante: A Farewell to Arms by Robbie Morrison (w) Simon Fraser (a) Gary Caldwell (c) Annie Parkhouse (l)
- The Red Seas vs Ant Wars by Ian Edginton (w) Steve Yeowell (a) Jim Campbell (l)
- Dreams of Deadworld: Fear by Kek-W (w) Dave Kendall (a) Ellie De Ville (l)
- Judge Dredd: Leaving Rowdy by John Wagner (w) Carlos Ezquerra (a) Tom Frame (l)